“Harry Potter World” is one of the themed worlds in Universal Studios Japan located in Osaka Prefecture. The official name of it is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. In The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the are 3 major shows that you must see as they will bring you to experience the atmosphere in Hogwarts!
Where are the shows held?
The location of the shows is near Hogwarts Castle. It is at the back of the Harry Potter area where there is a small square. There is also a butter beer cart nearby, so you can watch the show while enjoying your butter beer!
How many times are the shows held in one day?
It depends on the day but usually two to three shows are held for four to five times in one day.
Free of Charge Photo Shoot Session
At the end of each show, usually there will be a photo shoot session which you can take pictures with those wizard school students. The session is free of charge. The shooting session is on a first-come, first-served basis. Since the crew will not take the pictures, so please get ready your friends to help you.
What are the shows?
There are three types of shows in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
1. Hogwarts Wand Study Magic Spells
The Wand Study is a show where students from the four houses of Hogwarts School practise magic spells with wands and show the effects of the spells. There is also a scene where one audience can participate in the show to experience the magic of Hogwarts.
2. Hogwarts Frog Choir
The Frog Choir is a cappella performed by Hogwarts School’s students from the four dormitories of Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Raven Claw, and Slytherin. They perform songs that you have heard somewhere in the Harry Potter movie
The song list changes according to the seasons. For instance, there is a Christmas version during Christmas season. You will not be bored no matter what season you go and how many times you have watched it. Enjoy the wonderful and harmonious singing of Hogwarts!
3. Beauxbatons and Durmstrang Students’ Dance
The Triwizard Spirit Rally is a dance show performed by the students of Beauxbatons School and Darmstrung School, which appeared in the three major magic school competitions (Triwizard Tournament) in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. You will be impressed by the elegance of Beauxbatons School and the power of Darmstrung School!